Alleyways are a defining feature of older urban neighborhoods. Yet, rather than developing alleys for the benefit of the community, they have become the under-utilized. As part of the public right of way, alleyways have great potential to be transformed into alternative public spaces where businesses, neighbors and friends can congregate.
The MEDIA ARTS Center San Diego, in partnership with The Boulevard BIA, launched “Take Back the Alley” in 2012. For the past four years, in May they gather community and Qualcomm volunteers to enhance their back lot and encourage activation of their outdoor space.
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